YCBK 433: Is Enrollment Management Destroying Colleges-Part 1 of 2 [Transcript]
YCBK 435: Is Enrollment Management Destroying Colleges-Part 2 of 2

YCBK 434: Why are there so many more kids from the local area at very selective colleges

Introduction :

  • Mark and Lisa answer a question from Mary from South Dakota: Why are there so many kids from the local area at highly selective colleges
  • Mark interviews John Hoffman: Reflections on 45 years doing college placement and school placement-Part 1 of 3

Preview of Part 1 :

  • John shares his background
  • John shares why a Jewish man from NY wants to work with black and brown and Asian kids
  • John talks about how the college process is radically different now than it was 50 years ago
  • John tells a story about a course he took at Columbia that had a profound impact on him, and it still impacts his understanding of human behavior today
  • John explains what he means by having a T-20 mentality


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